ANAHEIM, Calif. — Angels rookie Reid Detmers pitched the majors’ second no-hitter this season, cruising after he benefitted from a borderline error name within the seventh inning as Los Angeles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 12-0 Tuesday evening.
The 22-year-old left hander threw a career-high 108 pitches in his eleventh large league begin, placing out two and strolling one. He accomplished the twelfth no-hitter in franchise historical past when Yandy Diaz grounded out to shortstop Andrew Velazquez to finish the sport.
“I simply blacked out,” Detmers mentioned. “I don’t know.”
He obtained an important help from the official scorer within the seventh.
Brett Phillips reached with one out when first baseman Jared Walsh ranged to his proper and bobbled Phillips’ grounder. The group of 39,313 at Angel Stadium cheered and Walsh clapped moments later when the videoboard confirmed the play was dominated an error.
In any other case, Detmers hardly had any shut calls. He retired his first 15 hitters earlier than Taylor Partitions drew a leadoff stroll within the sixth. Third baseman Anthony Rendon then made a pleasant leap to snag Vidal Bruján’s line drive, and Kevin Kiermaier floor right into a double play to finish the inning.
Detmers made a pleasant defensive play within the fifth when he rapidly snagged a grounder up the center by Randy Arozarena.
The son of a former minor league pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals, Detmers was the tenth general decide within the 2020 draft out of the College of Louisville and made his big-league debut final yr.
He got here into the sport with a 2-4 profession mark and a 6.33 ERA. He was 1-1 with a 5.32 ERA in his first 5 begins this season.
It was the primary time Detmers had gone even seven innings in a sport. His earlier profession finest was six final season in opposition to Houston. He’d by no means thrown greater than 97 pitches in a big-league sport, both.
The final Angels’ no-hitter was on July 12, 2019, when Taylor Cole and Félix Peña mixed for one in opposition to the Seattle Mariners within the staff’s first dwelling sport following the demise of beginning pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
5 Mets’ pitchers mixed for this yr’s first no-hitter in opposition to the Phillies on April 29.
There have been a file 9 no-hitters throughout the majors final season. The final by a rookie was Arizona’s Tyler Gilbert in opposition to San Diego on Aug. 14, 2021. It was Gilbert’s first begin.
Mike Trout had two dwelling runs for his twenty second multi-homer sport of the season and drove in three. Rendon homered in his first main league at-bat as a left-handed hitter within the eighth when Phillips, often an outfielder, took the mound within the blowout. Chad Wallach additionally homered, and the Angels received their third straight.